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Pidge, Texas Ranger.

By: Parsons, Chuck.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (210 p.).ISBN: 9781603449977.Subject(s): Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas -- Biography | Peace officers -- Texas -- Biography | Robinson, T. C., -- 1846?-1876 -- Correspondence | Robinson, T. C., -- 1846?-1876 | Texas -- Biography | Texas rangers -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pidge, Texas RangerDDC classification: 363.2092 LOC classification: F391.R65 .P373 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Austin Letters; Pidge and the DeWitt County Feud; Pidge and the Rio Grande Frontier; The Last Gunfight; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Thomas C. (Pidge) Robinson came to Texas from Virginia at the age of 27, fleeing a feud with a neighbor who opposed Robinson's amorous intentions toward the neighbor's sister. He joined the Texas Rangers in 1874, serving with legendary Capt. Leander H. McNelly's Washington County Volunteer Militia Company A. He earned the rank of first lieutenant in this Texas Ranger company. Two years later he returned to Virginia to avenge his honor and claim the woman he loved. A learned and witty writer who sent back letters, poems, and reports for publication in Aus
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Front Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Austin Letters; Pidge and the DeWitt County Feud; Pidge and the Rio Grande Frontier; The Last Gunfight; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Thomas C. (Pidge) Robinson came to Texas from Virginia at the age of 27, fleeing a feud with a neighbor who opposed Robinson's amorous intentions toward the neighbor's sister. He joined the Texas Rangers in 1874, serving with legendary Capt. Leander H. McNelly's Washington County Volunteer Militia Company A. He earned the rank of first lieutenant in this Texas Ranger company. Two years later he returned to Virginia to avenge his honor and claim the woman he loved. A learned and witty writer who sent back letters, poems, and reports for publication in Aus

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